Training

Free 6 month short-course triathlon training plan for sprint and standard distances

This short course triathlon training plan is for athletes planning to do a sprint or standard distance triathlon and training around four times a week, between four to seven hours.
24 March 2017 at 12:46

Ironman South Africa race tips

Top-finishing GB age-grouper Duncan Bullock shares his course-conquering tips for Ironman South Africa
24 March 2017 at 10:44

Free 6 month Ironman training plan that's simple to use

With bricks, race-pace efforts, open-water swims and the tapering period, this six month easy-to-follow Ironman training plan will take you up to your big Ironman race day in optimum condition.
24 March 2017 at 09:00

Why do I get knee pain when running downhill?

Are you fine running on the flat and climbs, but suffer knee pain on the descents? Andy Blow discusses three possible causes
23 March 2017 at 14:52

22 frequently asked questions for beginner triathletes

New to triathlon? We answer 22 common questions beginners often ask, including how to go to the loo in an Ironman...
23 March 2017 at 12:00

How to swim in choppy water

Andy Bullock explains how to cope with sea swims when the water gets rough
21 March 2017 at 10:55

Daniela Ryf's top 5 tips for racing and recovery

Kona course record holder Daniela Ryf shares her top tips for racing and recovery
20 March 2017 at 12:58

5 of the latest sports science news that will help you perform better

Five new research studies, from afternoon napping benefits to why it's worth resisting the urge to spin, that will help you perform better and race faster
20 March 2017 at 10:28

How can I strengthen my glute muscles?

If your knees often feel weak after training sessions, it could be due to a lack of glute strength. Nick Beer explains how to strengthen your glute muscles
20 March 2017 at 09:43

How does exercise affect my heart?

Mat Brett explains the key effects and adaptations exercise has on your cardiovascular system
17 March 2017 at 11:45

Draft-legal racing: how to overtake in a slipstream

Got a draft-legal triathlon coming up and worried about riding and overtaking in a pack? We explain the three safe ways to switch between pacemakers
17 March 2017 at 10:22

12 weeks till triathlon race-day? Here's how to prepare

Nick Beer's 12-week preparation plan will have you triathlon fit and raring to go come race-day
16 March 2017 at 10:06

Using heart rate variability to optimise triathlon training

A recent study adds further weight to the purported benefits of training by heart rate variability
15 March 2017 at 13:29

3 turbo training sessions

While the weather's still a bit cold for evening riding, Nik Cook gives you a few turbo sessions to keep you going until summer...
14 March 2017 at 11:00

Four steps to a faster swim

Want to improve your swimming for tri? Seven time world champion Richard Stannard aka ‘the Fish’ has these four tips…
13 March 2017 at 14:00

Open-water swim technique: the key components

Legend Chrissie Wellington shares her key five components of a good open-water swim technique
10 March 2017 at 09:11

How to improve your 'catch and pull' phase in front crawl

The power of the front crawl swim stroke is in the pull, says coach John Wood. Here he shows you how to improve your catch and pull phase so you increase your distance per stroke
09 March 2017 at 08:59

How to write a sponsorship proposal

You've decided to try and get sponsored, but what now? Just how do you go about putting together a successful sponsorship proposal that will attract companies to give you a chance? Vickie Saunders from The Sponsorship Consultants, shares her top tips
08 March 2017 at 11:45

How to get your triathlon training back on track

Ideally, you'll have trained hard in winter and will have big race-day plans. But what if that's not the reality?
07 March 2017 at 15:00

What is functional movement screening?

Top Kona age-grouper and physiotherapist Alison Wilson explains the benefits of functional movement screening and why it is beneficial to triathletes
07 March 2017 at 10:25